16 Mar Simplicity-In-Seeing: The concept of stage

Source: Olafs Photoblog

It is hard to believe but it has almost been two months since we started our Simplicity-In-Seeing platform, which mostly focuses on the craft of seeing. Your response has been phenomenal and it is great to know that so many of you are interested in the process of creating great imagery.

For those who missed our announcement, Simplicity-In-Seeing is a subscription based platform focused on a personal approach to photography, creativity, visual risk-taking, composition and what we call “Mechanics of Seeing.” We have also started publishing exclusive guides to the most magnificent but less-travelled photography locations in North America.

Today I would like to share with you an excerpt from an article published on Simplicity-In-Seeing and dealing with the concept of stage.


Fujifilm X-Pro2, XF 35mm F1.4

When talking to photographers one question often comes up: “How can I identify a scene worth exploring visually?” It is especially true for street and travel photography as the abundance of elements witch often change quickly, making it difficult to focus on one particular scene.

One of the methods I use quite often is the concept of a stage. The starting point is to think of an image as theatre. You have a stage with many different elements on it. For example, it could be a play that takes place in a living room. Then you would probably have a table, some chairs, furniture – some elements that do not move. Then, you would have actors who usually move around….

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